Thursday, March 1, 2018

UPDATED Wednesday Ratings - 'Survivor' Returns Steady; 'Modern Family,' 'Designated Survivor' and 'SEAL Team' Drop

On February 28, 2018, CBS won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.40 rating - followed by FOX (1.15), NBC (1.07), ABC (0.97) and The CW (0.20).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 7.091 million viewers - followed by NBC (5.766), FOX (4.579), ABC (4.330) and The CW (0.767).

The CW aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - Speechless was adjusted up.

CBS (1.40 Rating, 7.091 Million Viewers)
        SURVIVOR: GHOST ISLAND (1.7) SEASON PREMIERE
        SEAL TEAM (0.8, -0.2)

FOX (1.15 Rating, 4.579 Million Viewers)
        THE X-FILES (0.8, -0.1)
        9-1-1 (1.5, -0.2)

NBC (1.07 Rating, 5.766 Million Viewers)
        THE BLACKLIST (0.9, -0.1)
        LAW & ORDER: SVU (1.1, -0.2)
        CHICAGO P.D. (1.2, +0.0)

ABC (0.97 Rating, 4.330 Million Viewers)
        THE GOLDBERGS (1.3, -0.4)
        SPEECHLESS (1.1, -0.2)
        MODERN FAMILY (1.3, -0.5)
        AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE (1.0, -0.1)
        DESIGNATED SURVIVOR (0.6, -0.2)

THE CW (0.20 Rating, 0.767 Million Viewers)
        RIVERDALE (0.2) REPEAT
        PENN & TELLER: FOOL US (0.2) REPEAT


                                      The Final Ratings for Wednesday, February 28 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
CBS
Survivor: Ghost Island (8-10)
1.7
8.185

ABC
The Goldbergs
1.3
5.443

NBC
The Blacklist
0.9
5.684

FOX
The X-Files
0.8
3.229

The CW
Riverdale - R
0.2
0.660
8:30 PM
ABC
Speechless
1.1
4.114
9:00 PM
FOX
9-1-1
1.5
5.946

ABC
Modern Family
1.3
4.963

NBC
Law & Order: SVU
1.1
5.549

The CW
Penn & Teller: Fool Us - R
0.2
0.856
9:30 PM
ABC
American Housewife
1.0
4.085
10:00 PM
NBC
Chicago P.D.
1.2
6.091

CBS
SEAL Team
0.8
4.967

ABC
Designated Survivor
0.6
3.721

Average Rating: 0.98
Average Viewership: 4.535


NOTE: For the 2017-18 broadcast season, Nielsen has determined that there are 119.6 million TV households. The Adults 18-49 demographic is the rating most commonly reported and helps determine ad rates but is not the sole explanation for whether a show will be renewed or cancelled.